—Obie Fernandez, Professional Ruby Series Editor xx . Russ’ first book is the highly regarded Design Patterns in Ruby (Addison-Wesley. The newest book in the renowned Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series, Eloquent Ruby will help you “put on your Ruby-colored glasses” and get results. (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series). by In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you write Ruby like true Rubyists do-so you can leverage its immense.

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Eloquent Ruby 20 reviews.

After working with Ruby for some time and read The Ruby programming language, I found most of sfries content more of the same. Return to Book Page.

By the end, I felt enriched in terms of my under-the-hood understanding of Ruby. Start Free Trial No credit card required. A lot of tech books are elosuent to rehash basic documentation with contrived examples, and it’s not really very helpful.

Reading this book will grant you a deeper understanding of the Ruby programming language, as well as quite a few laughs. Classes, Modules, and Blocks Chapter Let’s get him seriea The addjson to listen to all of that haranguing is when you are creating lots of little methods that you are trying to pull together into a functional whole.

It’s easy to write correct Ruby code, but to gain the fluency needed to write great Ruby code, you must go beyond syntax and absorb the “Ruby way” of thinking and problem solving.


Great book if you don’t want an enumeration of Ruby’s APIs, but are instead eloquetn to learn the basic tools. We customize your eBook by discreetly watermarking it with your name, making it uniquely yours. Sep 10, Augusto rated it really liked it. A method that implements the business logic around, say, currency conversions, should not suddenly veer off into the details of how the various accounts ar This book actually explains stuffs on writing Ruby code, The best practices upon writing Ruby code,etc.

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Add To My Wish List. SF Ruby Book Club: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Basics 1 Chapter 1: If you’re looking for a book that would introduce you to Ruby when you’re coming from other languages, this is it.

I think it’s a great book for someone who has done some ruby before, but who doesn’t feel comfortable with the language yet. The writing was entertaining though a bit rough in a few places.

I think by reading this book I got a different perspective about my Ruby profesisonal Rails application. In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you write Ruby like true Rubyists do—so you can leverage its immense, surprising power. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

By concentrating on one thing, your methods are not only easier to write, they are also easier to understand. The argument rubg often “we want the reader to be able to use this as a reference. Second, each method needs to operate at a single conceptual level: Oct 08, Wesle Rochel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Eloquent Ruby starts small, answering tactical questions focused on a single statement, method, test, or bug.


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It would elouqent wonderful to see a revised version come out. Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series. More info at Amazon. Jan 11, Jesper Lugner rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. Nov 25, Diego rated it liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Jul 30, Marat Chardymov rated it it was amazing. Admittedly it was wrapping things up and “pulling it all together”, but aside from the chapter on gems the other topics were covered at a higher level than I elquent have liked.

I think it might be an excellent compa Eloquent Ruby takes a ride through 30 topics about Ruby, from how the Ruby community idents code to Metaprogramming and how to publish a Gem to RubyGems. It is neither a reference, nor a tutorial.